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Gifted Red Deer musicians to get Royal Conservatory gold medals

Ceremony held Oct. 28 in Calgary

Three young people from Red Deer are being recognized for outstanding musical achievements.

The “exceptional students” will be awarded The Royal Conservatory Gold Medal in Calgary on Sunday.

Duncan Anderson, a Level-7 guitar student of instructor Shannon Frizzell; Emily Braganza, a Level-9 voice student of instructor Angela Siemens; and Chelsea Quinto, a Level-4 flute student of Douglas Ward will be recognized for achieving the highest marks in their region.

The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at Mount Royal University.

The Royal Conservatory of Music is one of the largest and most established music and arts education institutions in the world.

Lana Michelin

About the Author: Lana Michelin

Lana Michelin has been a reporter for the Red Deer Advocate since moving to the city in 1991.
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